Dutch mother saves girl in Syria who married Turkish jihadist
Despite of the obvious danger, Monique decided to search for her daughter at the heart of ISIL's so-called caliphate.The increasing number of young women in Europe traveling to Syria and Iraq to marry jihadist fighters is breaking entire families apart, while sometimes resulting in a few real-life heroic stories.
One of them is Monique’s tale. Her daughter, Aisha, left their home city of Maastricht in the Netherlands last February for Raqqa, Syria, to join a Dutch jihadist of Turkish origin, Omar Yılmaz, whom she met through social media.
But Monique went all of the way to the city that has become the headquarters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to bring her back.
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